Pottery Classes Vancouver

ceramic classes vancouver

g ceramic & co. is a boutique studio on 6th Ave and Columbia St in Vancouver, BC. Bright, with ample natural light, it is a tranquil place to work, a space that offers support and enables growth within your practise. All pottery classes and workshops are small with a maximum of 8 students. This enables a direct focus on one on one instruction for maximum technique development. If you'd like to book a private event for up to 8 people, please use this link.

 

 

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Classes

The Classes run for 6 weeks, with each week’s session either at 1030am-1pm OR 630pm - 9pm: 2.5 hours in length. g ceramic & co. offers classes focusing on beginner & Intermediate wheel throwing techniques- Wedging, Centering, Throwing, Trimming, Altering & Assembling. Intermediate Classes delve further into the wheel throwing techniques and focus on the efficiency of throwing – time spent on each piece; wall thickness; different methods of trimming- to take your skills to the next level; as well as the creation of specific items; altering thrown objects and assembly. Advanced Students please see technique specific work shops or contact for one on one sessions. For course with a class on a Holiday, the class may be deferred to a weekend prior to or following the holiday*. During and after the course, you're welcome to come to Drop in Studio times, which happen Monday-Friday 6-9pm; Tuesday-Friday 10am-1pm; and Saturday and Sunday (typically 11-2.) Glazing workshops are also available for those doing self directed work in Drop in Studios.

*deferral will be discussed in class, and subject to the preference of the majority of students & instructor.

 

Course Availability: 

Classes for 2020 are currently sold out. If a spot comes available we will post on our instagram story, first come first serve!

 Registration for January // February Courses will be in December. Click this link. 

 

Workshops

The Workshops are a one time solution that are 2.5 hours in length. All levels welcome- you get to work on what you want with each student receiving one on one instruction! Technique Specific Workshops focus on a variety of skills- Mugs, Lidded Forms, Large Scale are just a few. Bring a friend- or three!

  • TBA Large Scale Wheel Throwing $100 per person including one bag of clay. Additional clay available. Previous throwing experience required.
  • TBA Creative Development $75 per person. Presentation on different artists/designers/makers/potters & discussion on process. Bring your work to have a critique!
  • TBA Intensive Throwing Workshop $180 per person including one bag of clay. Day of demos and one on one instruction.

Drop-In Studio

For students and members (g ceramic & co. previous students) Drop In's are Monday - Friday 6-9pm; Tuesday - Thursday 10-1pm; and weekends 11-2. $25 for non-students, $20 for current students. This is a self-directed practise. No materials are provided, Firing is included. 

Studio Rental

*TEMPORARILY PAUSED DUE TO COVID-19* Looking to take your practise to the next level? Apply now for a rental space in the studio with 24/7 studio access.* You get are able to use a variety of tools and equipment as well as a use of Glaze Materials for testing purposes. Contact for availability!